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San Francisco, San Jose Dominate Ranking of Clean Tech Cities

It’s no secret that California regularly dominates any state-by-state ranking of clean tech leadership thanks to state policies like the Renewable Portfolio Standard, venture capital investment, patents, etc.

Now Clean Edge has put out a new report that looks at cities, and there’s a big link: five of the top seven metro regions for clean tech are in the Golden State. San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Diego are all winners in their own right, thanks to city-specific policies that are driving the clean tech economy.

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